Friends and flowers--could there be a better combination besides, well maybe friends and chocolate!
-Debra Jennis

Cocktail Corner: Sip, Swirl and be Merry at the Canary

by lesliedinaberg on November 27, 2017

A spirited toast to all things alcoholic!  By Leslie Dinaberg The rooftop of the Canary will decked in the spirit of the holiday season this December with a special holiday Sip & Swirl Series. First up is Dec. 7 with Bubbles Sip & Swirl, where guests can enjoy sparkling wine from top labels like Taittinger, Laurent-Perrier, […]

Cocktail Corner: Santa Barbara Wine Festival

by lesliedinaberg on June 22, 2015

A spirited toast to all things alcoholic! By Leslie Dinaberg The beautiful grounds of Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History are a wonderful spot to appreciate being out in nature, and what better way to enjoy a summer weekend than sipping wine underneath the oaks along Mission Creek? Especially when the proceeds go to support the work […]

Cocktail Corner: Movie-Inspired Sips and Savories

by lesliedinaberg on January 30, 2015

A spirited toast to all things alcoholic! By Leslie Dinaberg It’s easy to get the star treatment during the Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF). As part of a special Film Feast promotion, all sorts of local watering holes and restaurants are offering movie-themed specials during the Film Festival (January 27 – February 7). Here are a […]

Cocktail Corner: My Happy Dance-worthy List

by lesliedinaberg on August 29, 2014

A spirited toast to all things alcoholic! By Leslie Dinaberg We’ve got a long, Labor Day weekend ahead of us, which is certainly more than enough to make me smile. Here are a few more happy dance-worthy things on my list right now: 1. Taste of the Town The 33rd annual Santa Barbara Taste of the […]

Arthritis Foundation’s 33rd Annual Taste of the Town

by lesliedinaberg on August 1, 2014

We got a preview last week of what’s in store for the 33rd annual Santa Barbara Taste of the Town, and there’s a lot to be excited about for this signature culinary event benefiting the Arthritis Foundation. Taking place on Sunday, Sept. 7 at the picturesque Riviera Park Gardens, 2030 Alameda Padre Serra,  from noon-3 p.m., the fundraiser is expected to attract more than  1,000 […]

Cocktail Corner: The Santa Barbara Urban Wine Trail “Summer Celebration”

by lesliedinaberg on May 16, 2014

A spirited toast to all things alcoholic! By Leslie Dinaberg It sure feels like summer with the weather we’ve had this week! The Santa Barbara Urban Wine Trail will  keep the warm summer vibe going with three toast-worthy events over one wine-filled weekend, May 30 – June 1. Dubbed the Santa Barbara Urban Wine Trail “Summer Celebration,” […]